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ZONING INSPECTOR:
JOE CICCOZZI

330-673-2194 jciccozzi@gmail.com 

Property

Maintanence 

Code

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Zoning Fee's

The Zoning Inspector, designated by the Board of Township Trustees, shall administer and enforce the Franklin Township Zoning Resolution.  The Zoning Inspector shall respond to questions concerning applications and the zoning map, issue, and act upon zoning certificates, inspect structures, buildings, and use of land to determine compliance, and work with the Portage County Prosecutor when prosecution is necessary.  The Zoning Inspector maintains all zoning records and reports to the Board of Trustees monthly, as well as attending and working with the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Zoning Commission, and Portage County Regional Planning Commission.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

(Generally meets the second Monday of the month)

 

Current Board Members are:​

ZONING 
COMMISSION

The Zoning Commission meets on an as needed basis.  Check the calendar or contact the town hall to verify meeting dates. 
 

Current Commission members are:

Name
Contact Info
Term Expires
Ron Goodspeed, Alternate
330-472-0306
02/19/2027
Sam Abell
330-842-3044
02/19/2027
David Hansford, Chair
330-678-0427
02/19/2023
James Henry, Alternate
330-678-0309
02/19/2023
Shawn Martin
330-283-3232
02/19/2024
Justin Moneypenny
330-221-2818
02/19/2025
Marilyn Sessions
330-760-0471
02/19/2026
Name
Contact Info
Term Ends
Judy Spencer, Alternate
330-673-4098
02/19/2024
Mekal Banyasz, Chair
mlb.franklintwp.zoning commission@gmail.com
02/19/2024
Beth Geist
330-842-1724
02/19/2023
Reed Havel
330-612-8060
02/19/2026
Glenn Luttner
glennluttnerzc@gmail.com
02/19/2027
Mary Organ
marycorgan@sbcglobal.net
02/19/2025

ZONING TEAM

Franklin Township regulates the use of land, the density of land use and the location of different types of development in order to preserve the health, safety and welfare of township residents and their property.  The township has documented zoning requirements in the Franklin Township Zoning Resolution, the Township Zoning Map and the Zoning Fee Schedule.  Further, the township has adopted The Franklin Township Exterior Property Maintenance Code which establishes standards for the maintenance of exterior surfaces and exterior functioning units of all structures and buildings within the Township.